The Rundown

Sporting Pictures of the Week: The corpse-strewn Rio 2016 Olympic venue

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Our regular look at the best sporting pictures of the week kicks off with a horrifying scene in Brazil.

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This is Guanabara Bay in Rio, which will host the sailing at the Rio 2016 Olympics. There's just one problem: 80-100 tons of rubbish are dumped there, every day. And it's not just rubbish: legendary Brazilian sailor Lars Grael has encountered human corpses in the water no fewer than four times while training.
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Tennis star Eugenie Bouchard comes over all Marie Antoinette as she puts in a promotional appearance at the WTA Nuremberg Open.
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Easy does it! Ivan Spanovic of Serbia seems half asleep as she competes in the long jump at the Shanghai Diamond League meeting.
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Juventus fans pay tribute to Juve manager Antonio Conte after he led them to a record-breaking 102-point haul this season. The "Con... te" translates as "We're with you".
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Valentino Rossi blasts his Yamaha through the heat haze during the French MotoGP race at Le Mans.
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I've done it! Novak Djokovic celebrates total dominance over the legendary Rafa Nadal as he claimed the Rome Masters title on Sunday.
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Dirty business: Rafa Nadal closes his eyes as a cloud of clay dust assaults him during the Rome Masters. Not that it affected him: Nadal played his best tennis of the year until his defeat in the final at the hands of Novak Djokovic.
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We're on our way! Hull's players celebrate going 2-0 up after less than 10 minutes of the FA Cup final. Mesut Ozil's face says it all - or at least, it looked that way at the time...
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Disaster! Arsenal's players and fans alike can't believe what they're witnessing during the opening minutes at Wembley.
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All so different now! Arsenal's stars celebrate the goal in extra time that made them FA Cup winners.
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After nine long years and over 500 matches, Arsene Wenger finally gets to lift a tropy once more.

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Washing away the years of tears: Arsenal players douse Arsene Wenger in champagne before giving him the bumps to celebrate FA Cup glory - prompting the memorable comment from Roy Keane that if Manchester United's stars had ever done that to Alex Ferguson, they'd have accidentally-on-purpose dropped him...
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Barcelona taste joy as they take the lead against Atletico Madrid in the head-to-head title decider at Camp Nou. Surely they would win the league, given that they had home advantage and Atletico had lost top scorer Diego Costa to injury? But it didn't quite work out that way.
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Joy for Atletico! The underdogs celebrate the goal that eventually earned them a 1-1 draw in Barcelona - and with it, the Liga title.
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Soaring Simeone: Arsene Wenger wasn't the only manager to get hoisted into the air on Saturday evening - Atletico Madrid's players threw Diego Simeone aloft to celebrate breaking the decade-long Real Madrid-Barcelona stranglehold on the Spanish league.
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Bitter defeat: Marco Reus of Borussia Dortmund shows the agony of losing the German Cup final against Bayern Munich in Berlin.
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The amazing eight-legged, five-armed man: A time-lapse photo of Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee shows his technique. Note how still the right leg stays throughout the pitch - phenomenal stuff.
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Success at last! Benfica have been runners-up in the Portuguese Primeira Liga for the last three seasons, and were runners up in League, Cup and Europa League last season. They made up for it in style this year by completing the domestic treble - though they once again lost out in the Europa League final.
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Taking a flyer: Benfica's Miralem Slejmani is fouled by Sevilla's Alberto Moreno during the Europa League final. Sevilla won on penalties, extending the curse which has seen Benfica go without European silverware since 1962. They have now lost eight continental finals in a row.
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Extreme close puck: Norway's goalie Lars Haugen concedes a goal of Slovakia's Juraj Mikus (unseen) during the first period of their men's ice hockey World Championship.
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Stop blubbing son - don't you know you've won? It's all too much for Sevilla goalie Beto after the Spanish side win the Europa League.
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